Devin Theriot-Orr

Adjunct Professor


Devin T. Theriot-Orr was raised in Louisville, Kentucky and received his B.A. in Physics from Oberlin College in 1997. He moved to Seattle in 1998 and graduated with high honors from the University of Washington School of Law in 2003, where he was a student in the immigration clinic. Devin is an associate attorney at the Seattle firm Gibbs Houston Pauw and practices exclusively immigration law, focusing on complex removal defense litigation. Prior to joining Gibbs Houston Pauw, Devin spent two years living and working in South Asia where, as the Director of the Rule of Law Project in Lahore, Pakistan, he supervised lawyers and law students collecting witness statements regarding the state repression following the coup d'etat in November 2007. His practice includes representation of both individuals and employers at all levels of the immigration process, including petitions before U.S.C.I.S., removal defense before the immigration court and the Board of Immigration Appeals, and petitions for review in the circuit courts of appeal. Devin's practice also specializes in litigation under the Administrative Procedure Act.

Devin is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the Washington State Supreme Court, Western and Eastern districts of Washington, the Ninth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.


Gibbs Houston Pauw
1000 Second Avenue, Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98104-1003
Phone: (206)708.8740


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., Oberlin College, 1997


  • Immigration Law